10th annual Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit Live Blog

Follow every event today as they happen live! Stay tuned for coverage of the 10th Annual Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit featuring Al Roker, Connie Schultz, Dennis Thatcher, Charlie Rose and Ken Auletta.


5:30 a.m.   Wake Up with Al began filming outside the student media organization offices. Students crammed the hallways of the Marano Campus Center to stand behind Al Roker as he filmed his morning show for The Weather Channel.

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Al Roker films a segment of his Wake Up with Al show for The Weather Channel outside the student media organization offices.

 

Meanwhile, more students gathered near the information desk of the Campus Center to wait for Roker to broadcast his segments for NBC’s Today show.

Ed Rose | The Oswegonian Students gathered near the Marano Campus Center information desk to wait for Al Roker to broadcast his segments for NBC’s Today show. Roker is a panelist for today’s Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit.
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Students gathered near the Marano Campus Center information desk to wait for Al Roker to broadcast his segments for NBC’s Today show. Roker is a panelist for today’s Lewis B. O’Donnell Media Summit.

 

7:50 a.m.   Roker did live shots from the Campus Center near the information desk for NBC’s Today show.

Al Roker prepares for his live shot during NBC’s Today show.
Al Roker prepares for his live shot during NBC’s Today show.
Al Roker while shooting a live shot for The Today Show David Armelino | The Oswegonian
Al Roker while shooting a live shot for The Today Show
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Al Roker while inside WTOP during The Today Show. David Armelino | The Oswegonian
Al Roker while inside WTOP during The Today Show.
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11:10 p.m.  “Let’s Talk Cleveland” discussion panel was held in the Marano Campus Center room 132 (auditorium) led by broadcasting professor David Moody. Media summit panelist Connie Schultz and Dennis Thatcher joined Moody and Steve Levy, class of 1987, to discuss topics such as LeBron James and his decision to return to his hometown area.

David Moody (left), Connie Schultz (left center), Dennis Thatcher (center) and Steve Levy (right) David Armelino | The Oswegonian
David Moody (left), Connie Schultz (left center), Dennis Thatcher (center) and Steve Levy (right)
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Steve Levy talks to the crowd. David Armelino | The Oswegonian
Steve Levy talks to the crowd.
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Schultz (left), Thatcher (middle), Levy (right) David Armelino | The Oswegonian
Schultz (left), Thatcher (middle), Levy (right)
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David Moody (left), Connie Schultz (left center), Dennis Thatcher (center) and Steve Levy (right) David Armelino | The Oswegonian
David Moody (left), Connie Schultz (left center), Dennis Thatcher (center) and Steve Levy (right)
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Steve Levy speaks to students at the "Let's Talk Cleveland" panel. David Armelino | The Oswegonian
Steve Levy speaks to students at the “Let’s Talk Cleveland” panel.
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